GTD ID:
198003020004

When:
1980-03-02

Country:
West Germany (FRG)

Region:
Western Europe

Province/administrative
region/u.s. state:

North Rhine-Westphalia

City:
Muenster

Attack Information
Type of Attack (more) Armed Assault
Successful Attack? (more) Yes
Target Information (more)
Target Type: Military
Name of Entity
Specific Description Military Police Patrol Car
Nationality of Target Great Britain
Additional Information
Hostages No
Ransom No
Property Damage Yes
Extent of Property Damage Unknown
Value of Property Damage Unknown
Weapon Information
Type Sub-type
Firearms Automatic Weapon
Weapon Details
Automatic firearm
Additional Information
Suicide Attack?No
Part of Multiple Incident?No
Criterion 1 (more) Yes
Criterion 2 (more) Yes
Criterion 3 (more) No
Perpetrator Group Information
Group Name Claimed Responsibility
Irish Republican Army (IRA) Unknown
Perpetrator Statistics
Number of Perpetrators 2
Number of Captured Perpetrators Unknown
Casualty Information
Total Number of Casualties 1 Injured
Total Number of Fatalities Unknown
Number of U.S. Fatalities Unknown
Number of Perpetrator Fatalities Unknown
Total Number of Injured 1
Number of U.S. Injured Unknown
Number of Perpetrators Injured Unknown
Sources